Cat Gap Loop

based on 35 tracks & routes #63 hike out of 510 in
4.5 mi
2 hrs 19 min
948 ft
Elev Gain


This is a moderate loop trail in Pisgah National Forest. Pretty easy up and down for kids5+ and that friend who doesn't hike much. Very crowded at the lot.

This trail goes by Cat Pen Gap and Cat Gap.

This is an alternate route for Cat Gap Loop.

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kydmbfan 2 years, 3 months ago
John Rock Loop-Pisgah National Forest
One of our favorite hikes with moderate elevation gain and amazing view of Looking Glass. An 8AM departure from Brevard will have you back in Brevard for lunch! Recommend doing the loop portion of the trail counterclockwise (turn right at the first John Rock trail marker). Counter-clockwise results in a longer but less steep elevation gain. Clockwise is a shorter but extremely steep elevation gain.
dbickel0713 4 months, 1 week ago
dwhike 1 year, 11 months ago
jhudy 3 years, 2 months ago